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Wednesday 18 April 1951

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ricardo Fortaleza and Pierre Pettigrew. Bullfighter and the Lady, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Circuit Rider.
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Movies

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Bullfighter and the Lady

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Robert Stack, Joy Page, Gilbert Roland, Virginia Grey

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Double Crossbones

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Donald O'Connor, Helena Carter, Will Geer, John Emery

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Circle of Danger

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Ray Milland, Patricia Roc, Marius Goring, Hugh Sinclair

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Only the Valiant

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young

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My Forbidden Past

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Ava Gardner, Melvyn Douglas, Lucile Watson

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Circuit Rider

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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With This Ring

Directed by: Nzingha Stewart

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AMC

Starring: Gary Gray

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1951 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Facts:
  • Make a Wish opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • New York Yankee Mickey Mantle goes 1-for-4 in his 1st game
  • France, West Germany and Benelux form European Steel and Coal Community.
  • Dutch Antilles government of Da Costa Gomez forms.
  • The Treaty of Paris (1951) is adopted, establishing the European Coal and Steel Community.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1951 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. On Top Of Old Smoky - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Sound Off (The Duckworth Chant) - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  3. When You and I Were Young Maggie, Blues - Gary Crosby & Friend (Bing Crosby)

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

World So Wide

By: Sinclair Lewis

Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 – 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in

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The Cardinal

By: Henry Morton Robinson

On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

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Look Younger, Live Longer

By: Gayelord Hauser

Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

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Seven Decisions That Shaped History

By: Sumner Welles

1951 Stated First Edition First Printing Black Cloth Hardcover No DJ. Published by Harper . 236 Pristine Untrimmed Pages.

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